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Lake Sonoma Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

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A structured but fruit-forward wine, this Cabernet Sauvignon has the ripe tannins and concentrated berry flavors associated with Alexander Valley fruit. Bright acidity and notes of toast, spice, graphite and bay leaf add complexity and length.

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Lake Sonoma Winery:
You can’t make great wine from mediocre grapes. Lake Sonoma Winery is dedicated to creating the ultimate expression of our Sonoma sub-appellation vineyards. Quality over quantity is our guide. The owner, Gary Heck, said, “If in one season the climate is such that the grapes are not to our quality standards, we won’t make Lake Sonoma wine from them.” Our mission is to produce premium, Sono... Read more
You can’t make great wine from mediocre grapes. Lake Sonoma Winery is dedicated to creating the ultimate expression of our Sonoma sub-appellation vineyards. Quality over quantity is our guide. The owner, Gary Heck, said, “If in one season the climate is such that the grapes are not to our quality standards, we won’t make Lake Sonoma wine from them.” Our mission is to produce premium, Sonoma County sub-appellation and vineyard specific wines: Zinfandels and Fume Blanc from Dry Creek Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon from Alexander Valley and Chardonnay from Russian River Valley. Our objective is to create the ultimate expression of these sub-appellations: wines possessing excellent structure, desirable fruit flavors, and intriguing complexity. Raise your expectation. Raise your standards. Lake Sonoma Winery - THE GOLD STANDARD. Read less

Member Reviews for Lake Sonoma Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

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Snooth User: mikechil
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2010 12/27/2013

Four glasses


Snooth User: AllanGeert
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5.00 5
Vintage: 2007 05/05/2011

Better value for money than neighbor field; Silver Oak


Snooth User: golface531
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2006 02/27/2011

Three and a half glasses


Snooth User: Jon of Sonoma
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2005 06/18/2008

A very nice cabernet, not too dry or powerful, but with a nice hint of berries. Almost closer to a Merlot, but a great everyday wine to pair with a light meal, something like salmon or a dinner salad.


Snooth User: jeanne h
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2005 11/28/2008

Three and a half glasses


External Reviews for Lake Sonoma Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

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Vintage: 2009 11/27/2012

A structured but fruit-forward wine, this Cabernet Sauvignon has the ripe tannins and concentrated berry flavors associated with Alexander Valley fruit. Bright acidity and notes of toast, spice, graphite and bay leaf add complexity and length.


Vintage: 2007 07/05/2011

"Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine (www.cgcw.com) in the August 2010 issue. If just a little rough hewn and rustic and a bit simple in fruit


Vintage: 2007 11/12/2010

Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine (www.cgcw.com) in the August 2010 issue. If just a little rough hewn and rustic and a bit simple in fruit, this medium-bodied Cabernet marries a fair bit of ripe cherries with a nice dollop of oak. It gets a bit grippy in the latter going, but its tougher side should be tamed by service with well-seasoned roasts and grilled meats.Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine aging recommendation: Drinkable now. Further bottle aging can improve this wine.


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Vintage: 2005 11/24/2008

Sonoma Harvest Fair 2008 - Bronze Medal


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Vintage: 2005 01/17/2009

Wine Tasting NotesFlavors of raspberry, blackberry and cassis with aromas of brown sugar and black pepper compliment a firm but balanced oak profile.



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